Sam had a float trip down along the Catwaba River that I was invited too. I had lucky come into the temporary possession of a kayak from James at work. All before spending time at the USWWC
This New Year’s, Alexis and I continued the theme of going to the a Northeastern Cold Rusting Old Steel Town, Buffalo NY and Niagara Falls. We left the land of PA and took off north on the Interstate through Eric and into the Niagara area. We made our initial stop at the US side of the Falls.
In the morning we awoke to sleet, freezing rain, and all around awesome weather for climbing. Taking this as an exploring rest day, we decided to pack up, drink a lot of coffee and go to a new area, none of us had been too. However, first I took in the sights of the Apple Belt of NC.
Seattle and Rainer
In the days, before the trip up Rainer, we did some exploring through Seattle and the nearby towns. We stayed in Ben’s friend Egor’s house, located in the suburb of Magnolia. Here we set up our base of operations and cruised around the town, seeing all that one could in a couple of days. Continue reading “Seattle: the City”
Taylor Park Reservoir
An early weekend in August, Ben and I set off for a fishing trip to the Taylor Park Area of Colorado, which is nestled deeply behind the Collegiate Peaks and north of Gunnison. We left Friday evening and decided to cut through Cottonwood Pass to get to the park quickly. Continue reading “Taylor Park / Tomahawk Wildlife Area”